The family-owned business brings artisan doughnuts to Manitoba’s capital.
It was three years ago, on a beach in St. Lucia, when Jennifer Vaughan and her husband Dustin started brainstorming a new business. The Toronto-based couple looked at different food-industry models, eventually realizing that their city could use a gourmet doughnut shop, and Von Doughnuts was born.
At Cartems Donuterie in Vancouver, sin has a conscience. Their ethically decadent, ingeniously-flavoured donuts—think rich, meat-embedded Canadian Whiskey Bacon, Earl Grey Tea, and Triple Chocolate Threat donuts—are wildly popular, and with good reason.